Skip to main content

About your Search

20131202
20131210
STATION
WUSA (CBS) 23
LANGUAGE
English 23
Search Results 0 to 22 of about 23
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
-- there will be some negative impact on invested interests in china. this is popular with the pla, with law enforcement agencies, and i think that is one factor. and japan is clearly another factor. the chinese want to change the status quo in the region. so that these disputed islands are essentially under china's administrative control. then i think there is a third factor that i think it is especially important. and that is that china is seeking to control, first, deny the u.s. navy access to, and then later, to actually exert control over its nare sea, the east china sea, the south china sea and the yellow change and they're pushing us back to the first island change and the longer term goal is the second island chain which is as far back as guam. >> randy, how dangerous do you think this is ultimately? >> i think there are a i think the near term danger is the operating environment there carries a lot more risks. a chance for accident. miscalculation. because the chinese have basically announced a way in which it is uncertain how they will enforce or whether they can enforce it and that adds immed
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
. the hawaiian marriage law allows couples to register and be married on the same day and that makes it convenient for tourists. >>> coming up, the story behind this shower of money at the mall of america on black friday. >> but up next, a leading republican lawmaker says he will not stand in the way of raising d.c.'s building height limit. a subaru... ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: enthe vironment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> a top house republican suggests he is open to changes to the law that governs building heights in d.c. congressman, darryl of california leads a panel that heard testimony today on possible changes to the law. it generally requires that buildings in d.c. be no taller than the width of the streets they face. today, he is open to allowing taller b
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
crew members. among them the engineer, 46-year-old william rockefeller, jr. on sunday, law enforcement sources say rockefeller-- a 20 year m.t.a. employee-- told first responders that he hit the brakes as he was approaching the curve but the train did not respond. investigators say so far they have not discovered any evidence to suggest there was any problem with the brakes and, scott, they say it's too early to tell if the cause of the derailment was human error or faulty equipment. >> pelley: jeff, thanks very much. investigators also want to know what witnesses saw and heard and don dahler has that part of the story. >> reporter: early this morning, huge cranes began lifting the 40 ton derailed cars and the locomotive. >> train derailment is down by the train station. we have five cars off the tracks. >> reporter: had you ever seen anything like that before? >> no, no. >> reporter: photographer felix lam lives above the crash site. he says he will never forget the sound of the accident. >> i hear a roaring noise like a mountain when the rocks are coming down. >down. >> reporter: loo
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
't enough, they are having to pay much higher prices at the same time. >> the g.o.p. wants the law repealed. president obama says he won't let that happen, but is willing to work to improve it. tara for cbs news, the white house. >> and the white house also says it fixed the website defect that prevented social security numbers from being sent to insurers. >> new information tonight in just another disturbing case. this time out of woodbridge. authorities tell us there were numerous witnesses to the sexual asuit of an 11-year-old girl near the middle school and the girl knows the two people charged. they are two boys just 12 and 13 years old. peggy fox brings us the story. >> they are shocking allegations. what police say happened here in woodbridge to an 11-year-old girl right behind one of these fences in her own backyard. >> she reported to us that she was sexually assaulted by two known acquaintances. both of which were juveniles. >> the boys are only 12 and 13 years old. the middle schoolers have been arrested and charged with forcible sodomy, which apparently was oral sex. the bo
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
her. she was in deep trouble and sent her fleeing one step ahead of the law. jan. >> all right, bruce leshan live for us. thank you. >>> first, it was montgomery and prince georges counties and hours ago, the d.c. council voted to raise the minimum rage to $11.50 an hour. it was a unanimous vote. now the vote was just preliminary. final approval is expected next month. mayor vincent gray says he would have preferred a $10 an hour minimum wage, but the council should have enough votes to override any veto. >> checking up on the affordable care act, the white house is going on a three week offensive to push the government's new healthcare program. battered by two months of bad publicity, the administration says the affordable care website is operating much more smoothly now. president obama kicked off the public relations campaign today. >> this law is working and will work into the future. people want a financial stability of health insurance and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up. >> healthcare.gov says more than a million people visited the website mon
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
under federal child pornography laws after an alleged incident on duty sunday in southeast washington. >> pretty regular guy. >> reporter: neighbors shocked by the allegations against him. >> that's marc? i haven't seen anything like that that would lead to me thinking that was something he did -- he'd be involved in. >> reporter: according to court documents washington went to a southeast apartment sunday night unannounced to ask about a 15-year-old girl who'd returned home after washington took a missing person report from her mother the day before. washington told the mom he wanted to interview the girl alone if her room and once there he told the 15-year-old to take off her top so he could take pictures of her injuries with his kodak easy share camera. she said she didn't have any injuries to see but the officer allegedly insisted calling it quote part of the procedure. he did the same on the girl's lower body saying he needed photos of tattoos for identification purposes. when investigators seized the camera they found photos of the girl and two other unknown victims. washington'
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
or two. >> reporter: a law enforcement crew tells cbs news the man tried to work the brakes but they weren't working. the ntsb will uncover data reporters which will tell the speed the train was traveling. >> they'll know the speed. if they were attempting to apply the brakes. they'll know whether they wo worked. some passengers thought they were going to plunge into the water. this passenger said people were tossed around like rag dolls i could see some people flying from my left side to the right side. >> reporter: james levell is among the dead. his son posted this message online. this feel ts like an awful nightmare that i can't wake up from. rest easy dad. i love you. as deadly as that derailment was, it could have been far worse had it happened on a weekday. officials say it was about half full at the time of the crash. anne-marie? >> all right. >>> three railway workers were killed when a train derailed in southern new mexico. the train was carried iron ore when it derailed saturday. the three victims were the only people on board. the locomotive jumps the tracks and
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
said paying wal-mart workers $1 above the national minimum wage law should change. >> i guess i'm just opposed in wal-mart in general. >> reporter: but you're here two more wal-mart stores on the books but nowhere more anxious to get a wal-mart store than here in southeast. this is a massive skyland development over there good hope road. city has already spent some $42 million to acquire this land and move the existing businesses. wal-mart now scheduled to open here in 2016. this is bruce johnson reporting from southeast washington, for wusa9. >> thanks bruce. >>> one of the crews also visited the wal-mart that opened on h. street today. and he found that lots of cars were being ticketed because parking is limited in that area. so if you head down there, be sure to read the signs before you park. >>> and d.c. council member david catania may join the crowded race for major of d.c.. today he filed the paperwork he needs to file an exploratory committee. he is formerly a republican. in the november general election he's running against whoever wins the democratic and the republican prima
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
few days as this icy storm laws across the country. >> wintery warnings from texas to tennessee. take a look at your world in 90 seconds. >> tonight one of the worst ice storms in years stretches from texas to pennsylvania. >> reporter: ice, sleet and snow covers parts of oklahoma, arkansas, tennessee and texas. >> utilities crews in texas and arkansas tried to knock heavy ice off power lines before they snapped from the weight. on ramps became as slippery as bobsled runs. you could hear pellets of ice pound the ground in denton, texas, north of dallas. 1/2-inch of freezing rain and snow made the roads treacherous for drivers. >> go really slow and easy on the brakes. >> hundreds of thousands were customers were without power as of friday morning. >> and hundreds of flights are canceled. >> the ice storm is absolutely our worst situation. >> this storm is blamed for at least one death in oklahoma. >> see all kinds of different things happen out there and 99.9% of them are preventible. >> parts of arkansas could see temperatures drop to 0. >> if this refreezes, it just makes it that m
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
unless they are the bad guy. >> reporter: but if you're not the bad guy, laws don't outline what should be done with your records. >> we have no ability to really know what the government is doing and that's very problematic. >> reporter: when there's not a cell phone tower nearby, police can simply mimic their own with this device called a stingray. stingray fools your phone into thinking it's a real tower. thousands of records belonging to innocent people could be collected without a warrant. >> a number of cases they've used these devices to triangulate people within a room, so it's very very accurate within several feet. >> reporter: the electronic privacy and information center found stingray is only used without the public's knowledge. >> you could imagine a device like this being used to gather the identities of all individuals at a rally. >> reporter: it's a balance between public safety and right to privacy with no clear signal from the law and the fbi and police refuse to talk about it saying it would hurt their investigations. working with usa today and our sister televisi
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
hours before the law expires the very next day. >>> this was quite a day for the dc police department. one officer in the hospital tonight with a gunshot wound. and tonight, another is behind bars. >> earlier tonight, mulla leggy talked to kathy lanier about another officer facing child pornography charges. >> reporter: it was officers from this building in the seventh district who arrested washington, after he was accused of possessing and creating child pornography. >> we had an officer who was sworn to protect the public, and now we have an allegation that was sworn to protect the public, now he's just done this horrible act to hurt members in the community. >> the missing 15-year-old girl called police sunday to report that her daughter returned home. he allegedly asked to speak to the girl in private in her bedroom. while they were in there, authorities asked her to remove her clothing. after asking why, he said he needed the images for evidence. she ultimately did remove her clothing, and he allegedly took pictures, pictures that were never used for evidence. . >> after washing
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
for law -- warned lawson that any of her testimony could implicate her in a criminal offense and that she could decline to answer any questions. >>> marine experts are trying to figure out what's causing whales to beach along florida's southwest coast off everglades national park. the pod of 30 to 40 pilot whales is swimming in shallow water less than a mile off the shoreline. the whales are a deep water animal commonly found in the gulf of mexico. some of the whales have already died. >>> still to come when our news continues, we're still in the throes of a fall warm-up. howard has more on when the cold weather will return. >> electric cars are not known for speed until now. see what we mean when wusa9 news at noon kicks >>> welcome back to 9news. the people decorating the national christmas tree are very busy getting ready for it to be lit on friday. what you may not know is they do all of their prep work in lanham, maryland. hargrove incorporated has been in charge of the decorations since 1954. after world war ii, the company's founder started as a window dresser but corporate leaders
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
. county executive ike leggett signed the bill into law this afternoon. under this plan the minimum wage jumps up about a buck of year until it gets to $11.50 an hour in the year 2017. prince george's county has approved a very similar plan and just this week the d.c. council passed a similar bill. >>> a lot of fast food workers say their pay now just doesn't cut the mustard and today thousands hit the streets from downtown d.c. to downtown l.a. rallying for more money. cynthia butler makes 8.25 an hour at mcdonald's in d.c. and says hey, i've got two kids and that's just not enough. >> i need this to happen because my kids deserve a better life than i have. >> protesters want the federal minimum wage raised from the current 7.25 an hour to 15 bucks, but critics argue that would simply force a lot of restaurants to cut jobs. >>> montgomery county schools are ready to give pink the boot, pink milk that is. according to the blog bethesda now the school system will no longer offer strawberry milk when kids come back from winter break january 5th. parents groups raised concerns about sugar c
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
, no one was hurt in this. >>> it's official. minimum wage is on the way up in mtgomery county. the law was made yesterday. under the plan, the minimum wage will increase $1 for every year until it gets to 11.50, and that comes in 2017. prince georges county has already approved a similar plan earlier in the week. the dc council passed a preliminary bill on the very same issue. >>> speaking of money, it is not too late to give yourself a break when it comes to your 2013 taxes. we're going to explain some steps you can take, coming up next, erica. >> it is raining out here right now, mike, but by the end of sunday, we could have some snow or slush on the ground. i'llell you why, coming up in the first alert seven-day forecast. >>> welcome back. besides celebrating the holidays, it's also a very good time to start looking at your finances. tax time is going to be here before you know it, so that's why sandra black from personal finance is here to tell us some steps you can take to make sure you're not going to get really pummelled when it comes to your 2013 taxes. thanks for coming in. ar
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
is analyzing the train's data recorders. law enforcement source told cbs news the train's engineer, william rockefeller, jr., said the brakes were not working properly. denise williams was hurt and is still in the hospital. >> it was going fast. what i said was, i felt this joy. >> ntsb said investigators could spend up to ten days here looking at all aspects of the accident. while the investigation continues about 26,000 commuters have to find other ways to get into work. >> a ferry to the train, to the bus, to another train, to the subway. >> this is the latest mishap for metro north, six months ago, a train derailed in connecticut. in july, a freight train derailed close to the site of sunday's crash. coem for cbs news, the bronx, new york. >> investigators plan to interview the train conductor and the engineer in the next day or two. >> here's news that may not sit well with metro riders. jack up fares by 3%. that means a 10-cent increase to the cost of the typical train ride. the standard would go up to $1.75, regardless whether you pay with cash or your smart trip card, and parkin
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
the unemployment rate to 7%. >> a little whacky. i mean what can you do, though? it is a law, supposed to obey the laws of the land. >>> many people are still looking for work, could lose their unemployment checks if congress doesn't extend a program that expanded benefits during the financial crisis. that would make the unemployed eligible for just six months of payments meaning about 1 million people would lose benefits come january. >>> coming up next as the world mourns one of the most revered and respected men of our time, nelson mandela, one man who worked for him recalls the lessons he learned that changed his life. a subaru... ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the ennmviroent, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> funeral arrangements have been announced for nelson mandela, a state f
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 11:30pm EST
the train crews in the next day or two. >> reporter: a law enforcement source tells cbs news the operator told first responders he applied the brakes but they did not function. >> thousands of people are bracing for a complicated monday morning commute. amtrak, whose trains run along the same rail lines, says delays can be expected. >>> police are blaming icy pavement for a massive chain reaction crash in massachusetts that ruined the trip home from thanksgiving today for a whole lot of people. more than 70 cars piled up along interstate 290 in worcester. authorities say a tractor- trailer fish tailed and crashed, setting off a whole series of other collisions. the wrecks closed both sides of the interstate and sent more than 30 people to the hospital. state police had been urging travelers to stay off the roads and avoid central massachusetts. >>> well, the panda cub at the national zoo now has a name. people voted, and they have chosen bao bao for the 100-day- old panda. >> that's neat. that's what my wife and kids voted for. 00 days marks a big milestone for a baby. surae chinn was the
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
a new mayor. >> we've soon people around this 2010 campaign go to jail for breaking the law and we know that the shadow campaign was run right next-door with friends of vince gray's running the campaign. i don't know, you know. i think that vince gray has failed to explain it to us because i know that he's worried it will have something to do with the investigation. the investigation apparently is not done. it's ongoing and i believe that the city needs to move forward and turn the page. >> make no mistake, this campaign is just getting started. the democratic primary is five months away april 1st. the winner, the overwhelming favorite to win the general election because democratic voters outnumber republicans in the district of columbia by a 9- 1 margin. >>> of course, the news that mayor gray is seeking a second term spread through d.c. streets quickly. we sent our ken molestina out to gauge the response from d.c. residents. he's live now with more. what's the word on the street there? >> reporter: a lot of people are asking the same question. what took the mayor so long to announce
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
but for the new law to work, the white house needs millions of healthy young people to sign up to make coverage moreffordable for everyone else. the president made his pitch during a white house youth summit wednesday. >> i hope you haven't been discouraged by how hard it's been because stuff that's worth it is always hard. >> reporter: a new harvard university poll shows just 20% of americans under age 30 plan to enroll in a health care plan as part of the affordable care act. nearly half say they're unlikely to sign up. >> i would rather do the finer things, obviously. i don't know how much health insurance is but i know it's a lot more than that. >> reporter: the white house is hoping 7 million americans will sign up by april. now, as part of the administration's effort to focus on a different benefit, today the white house is going to be concentrating on insurance companies and getting word out how they are prohibited from discriminating against folks with pre-existing medical conditions. anne-marie? >> all right. susan mcginnis in washington. thank you, susan. >>> this morning police in ce
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 6:30pm EST
you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. with copd, i thought i'd miss our family tradition. now symbicort significantly improves my lung function, starting within 5 minutes. and that makes a difference in my breathing. today, we're ready for whatever swims our way. ask your doctor about symbicort. i g
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
nonviolence to bring about change. he became a lawyer and opened the first south african law firm to defend blacks who were forced from their land, but in 1960 mandela turned militant when 69 black protesters were massacred. >> many use fear, but it is useless and futile for us to continue talking peace and nonviolence. >> reporter: mandela lived up to his tribal name troublemaker repeatedly challenging authority. he was convicted of sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the government and sentenced to life in prison on south africa's infamous robin island. he was cut off from the outside world, but mandela's message and his movement endured. his wife winnie became his unofficial ambassador. finally in 1990 nelson mandela was free. >> so help me god. >> reporter: mandela became south africa's first black president and crafted a new constitution. he preached reconciliation and never spoke of retribution. mandela became a larger than life figure with rock star status, celebrities and world leaders came calling. he won the nobel peace prize and traveled the world. mandela and his wife winnie
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am EST
another. they have been so created. it's an inescapable affect. >> apartheid became law in south africa. blacks had to carry passes, they couldn't live or travel where they pleased. or vote. the good jobs were reserved for whites. disseptemberers could pay with their lives. ♪ in march 1960, the south african police fired on demonstrators in the township of sharpsville. 69 were killed. most of them shot in the back. nelson mandela was a rising star in the anc, the african national congress which until the so-called massacre had advocated only peaceful protests. >> there are many people who feel that it is useful for us to continue talking nonviolence against the government. on defenseless people. >> mandela was one of those people he founded the armed wing of anc. considered a revolutionary he was put on trial for sabotage and conspiracy, his defense was a defiant four and a half hour speech that ended this way. >> i have fought against and i have fought against. >> the ideal of democratic and free society he went on. >> for which i am prepared to die. >> he expect to be hanged instead
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 2:05am EST
the train ran off the track sunday morning. >>> congress is poised to extend a law banning firearms that can slip past x-ray machines. >>> detroit becomes the largest city to go bankrupt. it slashes benefits to thousands of workers and retires. >>> and an nfl superstar surprises fans with his response to their wedding invitation. captioning funded by cbs
Search Results 0 to 22 of about 23